suspect of

suspect someone of something

to think or believe that someone has done something. I suspect the clerk of stealing. Ted was suspected of leaving the door unlocked when he left last Friday.
See also: of, suspect
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The police have referred the three suspects to the forensic laboratory for suspect of using drugs.
One experienced investigator provides advice for interviewing the suspect of a particularly serious crime, "Remember, he has to go on living with himself.
The victim accused the suspect of spreading rumors.